Laurence Katznelson, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine
Medical Director, Pituitary Center
Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program
Stanford University School of Medicine
Laurence Katznelson, MD received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and performed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He then performed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. After serving as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Katznelson relocated to the Stanford University School of Medicine where he is a Professor of Medicine and Neurosurgery. Dr. Katznelson is currently the Medical Director of the Pituitary Center at Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California. At Stanford University, he is the Program Director for the Endocrine fellowship training program. He is the interim Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education. In the Endocrine Society, Dr. Katznelson was the previous Chair of the Special Programs Committee and member of the Scientific and Educational Programs Core Committee. He has served as an ad hoc member of NIH study sections. He has chaired the task force for writing the updated 2011 guidelines on the approach to acromegaly for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and he is the current chair for the task force for the development of clinical guidelines for acromegaly for The Endocrine Society. Dr. Katznelson is the Chair of the Pituitary and Neuroendocrine Scientific Committee for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Dr. Katznelson has a long standing clinical and research interest in the pathophysiology and treatment of pituitary disease.